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Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
heard the republican nominee mitt romney talk about getting rid of funding for pbs. anyway, seth meyers trying to pull information from big bird. he said he didn't want to ruffle any feathers. he said he received a million tweets but not tweets. he said i'm a bird. he said who likes debates? and big bird said decisious. >> they're going to have to give it. of course they had their fun at mr. obama's expense. take a listen to how they portrayed the debate. >> number two, open up more trade, especially with latin america. >> the anniversary gift. i can't believe i forgot the anniversary gift. this is bad. this is very -- okay. i was distracted by the message i heard from bush, but, still, i should have very remembered our anniversary. >> you know they'd get the president over that a little bit. apparently the other guy who plays romney has kind of perfected romney's creepy debate scare where he looks over the lectern and gives obama a weird look. they both had things at the comedian shop which is cool. >> i can't wait for the v.p. debates. >> yeah, bring it on. >>> okay. rosie o'do
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
about right in the middle of the crisis, governor romney and you are talking about this again tonight, talked about the weakness, talked about apology from the obama administration. was that really appropriate, right in the middle of the crisis? >> on that same day, the obama administration had the exact same position. let's recall that they disavowed their own statement that they put up earlier in the day in cairo. we had the same position. it's never too early to speak out for our values. we should have spoken out right away when the green revolution was up and starting when the mullahs in iran were attacking their people. we should not have called bashar assad a reformer when he was turning his russian-provided guns on his own people. we should always stand up for peace, for democracy, for individual rights. and we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show -- >> am i going to get anything to say here? >> it projects weakness, when we look weak, our adversaries are able to attack us -- >> that's a bun
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
foundation released national survey which showed romney leading him by three percentage points. his next stop, ohio. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> mitt romney is in iowa this morning, moments ago during a rally he slammed president obama for talking about big bird on the campaign trail. >>> food stamps, when the president taobg office, 32 mill on food stamps, now there are 47 million. these are tough times with serious issues. you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. [ laughing ] [ cheering [ >> romney's comments about big bird are the target of a new spoof tv ad from president obama's cam paint mocks romney. -- >> big bird. >> big, yellow, men noise our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about, it is sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> sesame street has asked the obama campaign to take down the ad even though it has not officially hit the airwaves yet. >>> report shows mitt romney is capitalizing on the boost from th
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
talked about mr. romney's debate performance. we know the vice presidential debate is this week and there had been memorable moments before. we remember this from four years ago. >> nice to meet you. hey, can i call you joe? >> you can call me joe. >> can i call you joe. that was sarah palin holding her own against joe biden and this memorable moment from 1998 debate, vice presidential candidate lloyd bentsen saying this to dan quayle as he said he he had as much experience as jfk. >> jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> two very memorable lines but you made an interesting observation. >> they are quite famous but both were uttered by losing candidates. paul ryan and joe biden know the stakes are huge for this debate. this is brand-new terrain for ryan. biden has more pressure on him than last week after the man at the top of the ticket did not deliver. >> rick klein with the bigger picture, thank you. >>> a reminder right here, "one on one, the candidates debate" on thursday night, diane and george right at the desk. jake tapper and me at the debat
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Oct 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
, and what mitt romney and paul ryan want to do is take us back to that exact same failed economic theory, talk down tax cuts, eviscerating the investments we know we need to grow our economy from the middle out rather than from the top down. look, i know vice president biden. i know he's looking forward to having a spirited exchange about ideas. i simply hope this, i hope what paul ryan does is something fundamentally different than what mitt romney does, and that is i hope he comes with just a modicum of truth and willing to defend their policies rather than to admit somehow they don't exist. >> and, finally, will we see a different game from president obama in the next debate? >> well, again, i think now that barack obama has had the opportunity to meet both mitt romneys, i don't doubt that he'll make some adjustments. i know he's looking forward to the next debate. >> robert gibbs, thanks very much for your time this morning. >> george, thanks for having me. >> let's hear from the romney campaign. ed gillespie joining us this important. ed, thanks for getting up this morning. y
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
the road. president obama coming to san francisco this afternoon. mitt romney is enjoying a bounce in virginia to talk foreign policy. tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: overnight, the stars came out to help president obama. bill clinton and katy perry were on hand at a fundraiser one of five vents expected to ad 10 million dollars to the campaign -- after mr. obama and democrats raised 181 million dollars last month. thanking the performers the president made a joke about his lackluster performance last week. >> the president: they perform flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: mitt romney is on the stump, drawing huge crowds, 9,000 in florida. >> you have the chance to hear his answers or his nonanswers. [ laughing ] >> now of course we are hearing his excuses. >> reporter: new poll confirms rom tphaoep picked up momentum after the debate, president obama is leading three points after up by six points at his peak. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> report out in new jersey about the work of tsa screeners. the report says screeners at
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 11:35pm PDT
takers. romney points out 47% of the people won't take responsibility. he's talking about my mother and father. talking about the places i grew up, my neighbors. he's talking about, he's talking about the people that built this country. all they're looking for is an even shot. >> president obama, he had his chance. he made his choices. this is not what a real recovery looks like. you deserve better. mitt romney and i want to earn your support. we're offering real reforms for a real recovery for every american. >> at least it was a lot better watch than the romney/obama. meanwhile hashtag mularkey is trending nationwide. and martha raddatz has received 80,000 twitter mentions, some saying martha for vice president. >>> next, our political insiders are going to tell us who made the grade tonight. [ feedback ] attention, well, everyone. you can now try snapshot from progressive free for 30 days. just plug this into your car, and your good driving can save you up to 30%. you could even try it without switching your insurance. why not give it a shot? carry on. now you can test-drive snap
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
been under the 8% mark in four years so there is a significant event. mitt romney says the drop isn't good enough. >> reason its come down is more people just stopped looking for work. >> this news is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to store points. it's a reminder this country has come too far to turn back now. >> this romney campaign feeling energized but the jobs report may squash some of the phone shall momentum. stocks rally early and there is a mixed closing dow closed at 13610. >> new unsealed legal documents reveal details in the case of a san jose teacher accused of child molestation. that indicates the principal knew the lurid detail buzz failed to report the teacher. >> there is almost since she was initially charged in this case attorneys have been trying to keep notes sealed and there is a three pages. the principal wrote almost a year ago. >> this teacher is facing felony charges, prosecutors say he molested five girls at ob wailly elementary school. and this is notes taken by the principal. the three pages are notes the principal hand wrote when one child
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 11:35pm PDT
not slam it shut behind you. >> do you think mitt romney is the kind of guy that slams the door behind himself? >> i don't talk about other candidates. i don't talk about other people. all i can talk about is my husband and the values that he brings. >> one senses this harvard educated attorney has trained herself to side step conflict. observe when we asked her about the tape from a private fund raiser where mitt romney said 47% of americans believe they are victims. what do you think we learned about mr. romney in those tapes? >> you know, again, i do not even begin to, you know, get into that kind of back and forth. i do know that barack has made, i think some very eloquent statements about those remarks that i completely agree with. i don't think that i have got any more to add than what he said. >> what is clear to me. >> she learned to measure her word carefully. in february of 2008, she was roundly criticized for comments she made during this speech in wisconsin. >> for the first time in my adult lifetime i'm really proud of my country. >> her remarks ignited a firestorm.
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
son, sam, writing, "great pep talk from one of my most trusted advisers." ryan's challenge? to be seen as credible and keep romney's momentum going. in most battleground states, the race is essentially tied, and obama's lead in ohio appears to be narrowing. ryan has only previously participated in around eight debates for his congressional seat. the vice president has run for president twice, debating 16 times, plus squaring off against sarah palin for the gig he has now. >> can i call you joe? >> reporter: biden has been cramming, studying ryan's positions and the book, "young guns" that the congressman co-wrote, looking for fodder. >> i just want to make sure when i say these things that i don't have the congressman, "no, no, no, i don't have that position." >> reporter: though he is known for gaffes and verbosity, the structure of the debates seems to help the vice president, forcing him to be concise and stick to script. >> he's fast on the cuff. he's a witty guy. he knows who he is and he's been doing this for 40 years. >> reporter: in addition to watching clips of the vice p
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
much more aggressive. he will talk about the 47% comments that mitt romney made in that secret videotape. in a radio interview on friday, he seemed to blame the fact that that didn't come up in the debate on the media. i guess that was a suggestion that jim lehrer should have brought it up. but in any question i think without question, president obama will be more aggressive. >> do you think there's any concern in the romney camp that the stage may be set for an obama comeback narrative? >> absolutely. they are very sensitive to that. they generally think that the media is in the tank for president obama anyway. you've heard paul ryan and other members of the romney/ryan team make that suggestion. so, yes, they think that without question, the media is ready to write the obama comeback story, and it's mitt romney's supposition that he's going to try to stand in the way of that by being just as aggressive on tuesday as he was in the last debate. >> and how much concern are you hearing from both camps about the fine line they have to walk in terms of attacking while in this prett
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
: the president, who spoke before romney, saw that charge coming. >> today's news, certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy, to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: but there was more. when the former ceo of general electric took to twitter and the air waves, suggesting the obama campaign cooked the numbers. >> i don't know what the right number is. but i'll tell you, these numbers don't smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> reporter: many experts laughed off the charge. but the labor secretary, whose department compiles the monthly report, was not laughing. >> i'm insulted when i hear that. it's really ludicrous to hear that kind of statement. >> reporter: now, we know that here in florida, along with mitt romney, is rob portman, who plays president obama in debate preparation. they'll be doing a bit of that today before an event tonight. the president has nothing on his schedule. we don't know what he's doing. no guidance on whether he's preparing for the next de
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to take the ad down. romney responded with his own attack autos these are tough times with real serious issues. so have you to scratch your head when the president talks about saving big bird. >> narrowing polls and strong debate last week reenergized the campaign, polls show a tightening race with just four weeks until election day. the vice presidential debate is coming up this week and you can watch it thursday here at 6:00 p.m. >> democrats who are backing drop 30 asking the woman funding prop 38 to hold off on launching television ads. and there is a political battle. >> with proposition 38 behind in the polls this civil rights attorney slammed a competing tax measure pushed by governor brown. proposition 30 funding public education through an income tax hike showing it may claim to fund schools but probably raided through the back door and her brother is funding nornl campaign. >> this is why sacramento is behind it. >> the staff does not want to happen. in fact, pro prop po ads have thus far stayed positive. >> i think they've taken their eye off the ball this, is no long
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
bird banner over a romney rally. and singer will.i.am warming up an ohio crowd tonight with a familiar theme song. ♪ can you tell me how to get how to get to sesame street ♪ >> reporter: the president talking sesame on the stump. >> elmo is making a ride for the border. oscar hiding out in his trash can. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild but he's going to bring the hammer down on "sesame street." >> reporter: the president here in ohio tonight, the same time as mitt romney underscoring just how crucial this battleground will be. no republicans won the white house without, diane, as we all know without ohio, diane, without you too, and we learned tonight that governor romney will be spending four days of this week alone right here in ohio, where i'll be spending some time the next couple of days. >> you have a lot of noise behind you tonight. thank you, david. from ohio on the campaign trail and david and the rest of the abc news political team will join george stephanopoulos and me when the vice presidential contenders face off "one on one, the candidates d
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
. romney stopped by a campaign office in florida and brought pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate the help you are giving us. all the work you are doing. >> otherwise it was a strangely quiet day on the campaign trail. obama's campaign raised $181 million in september, the more money than any campaign has raised in a similar month. the romney campaign has not yet released their september tally. president obama took the day off. they were planning to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. the marital milestone fell on wednesday, october 3rd but the president was a bit reoccupied. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and a year from now we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> this week it's the running mates turn in the pressure cooker. the vice presidential debate is set for thursday night. >> there will be a fireworks. you have joe biden who is sort of everyone's uncle, for better or worse. abc news, washington. >> president obama will be in the bay area this week for another fundraiser. he will be taking part in a concert and rally tomorro
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 1:40am PDT
crisscrossing the country over the last few weeks not to mention a slew of talk shows. >> he's funny. i'm funnier. >> reporter: and then there was her anniversary, not exactly the date of her dreams. she did get a hug. from ann romney. you know, i know that ann romney is playing for the other team, but isn't there a certain sisterhood between women who are in this position? >> absolutely. and this is something that barack and i talk about. we have learned this over time. whenever make this kind of sacrifice, they deserve a pat on the back because that's how much this democracy works 678. >> reporter: outside the white house there is always lots of chatter about how much is the first lady influencing policy. how do you see your role in that regard? >> i rarely step foot in the west wing. in fact, people are shocked when they see me there. >> reporter: the first lady has long said her most important role is mom in chief. and now, with a teenager. i have a 14-year-old son. he has a question. it's hard enough to be 14 if your parents aren't the president and first lady if you don't live
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
state polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the campaign. ann romney expressed confidence. >> we are going to win florida. >> mrs. romney stopped by a campaign office in orlando and surprised the volunteers with pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate all the work you're doing, all the help you're giving us. >> otherwise it was a quiet day on the campaign trail. the obama campaign reported that it raised a whopping $181 million in september, combined with the republican party. more now that any presidential campaign has race. the romney campaign has not released its september tallies. president obama took the day off. he and the first lady are celebrating their 20th 20th anniversary today. the marital milestone fell on wednesday-october 3rd. the president was preoccupied. >> i just want to wish, sweety, you happy anniversary, and letout know a year from now we will not be celebrating in front of 40 million people. >> yesterday it was the runningg mate -- running mates. >> you have policy wonk in paul ryan, and joe biden, everyone's uncle. >> ama: president obama will be in
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> these are tough times with real serious issues. you have to scratch your head when the president spend the last week talking about saving big bird. >> how did you find out your name had been mentioned in the debate? >> oh, i got a million tweets. >> oh, okay. so you're on twitter. >> no. i'm a bird. tweeting is how we talk. >> okay. >>> i asked for 12 agents. his response to that was -- you are asking for the sun, the moon, and the stars. >> they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> it is just a tragedy compounded by the fact that we have a man who was convicted and won't come forward and showny any attrition for what he's done. >>> to have a shot. six days later, you are fighting for your life. >> these individuals are no different than counterfeiters. instead of manufacturing fake rolexes, they're manufacturing fake drugs. >> and the webcam shoes an undeniable web in doping, a sophisticated dopeing all aimed to succeed and
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 1:40am PDT
. but we are still talking about last week's debate. the president was not really trying to defend his performance. vice president biden's goal, halt mitt romney's momentum. paul ryan, he'll do anything to keep it going. abc's diane sawyer sat down exclusively with president obama and she asked him, what happened at that first debate? >> well, governor romney had a good night. i had a bad night. >> how bad? >> well, it's not the first time i've had a bad night but i think what's important is that the fundamentals of what this race is about haven't changed. >> reporter: romney is on the hot seat. he told iowa's des moines register, quote, there is no legislation with regards to abortion that i am familiar with that would become part of my agenda. but that's a stark difference from the tone during the primaries. >> do i believe the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade? yes. >> planned parenthood, i'm going to get rid of that. >> reporter: before he left for kentucky, ryan was grilled by reporters, but romney seeming to downplay what he would do about abortion as president. >> our po
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
battleground polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the romney campaign. ann romney expressed confidence in her husband's chances there. >> he stopped by an office in florida and brought pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate the help you are giving us. >> otherwise it was a strangely quiet day on the campaign trail. they raised $181 million in september, the obama campaign. president obama took the day off. they were planning to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. the marital milestone fell on wednesday, october 3rd but the president was a bit reoccupied. >> he just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and a year from now we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> this week it's the running meat's turn in the pressure cooker. the vice presidential debate is set for thursday night. >> there will be a fireworks. you have joe biden who is sort of everyone's uncle, for better or worse. abc news, washington. >> president obama will be in the bay area this week for another fundraiser. he will be taking part in a concert and rally tomorro
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am PDT
prep. here's governor romney talking about the role you play. >> he's playing barack obama in these mock debates we have. i don't like him very much anymore. he keeps beating me up. i keep going away shaking my head. this guy's really something. you're lucky to have a guy so bright and capable. >> and this morning, washington post reporter dan balls called you the romney campaign's most valuable player for your roles as ohio point man and obama stand in. i assume you're thinking president obama will have more pep in his step on tuesday. how do you prepare? >> i think you're right. i think president obama is going to come out swinging. he'll have to compensate for a poor first debate. they've run a highly negative ad campaign. they've spent hundreds of millions around the country, including a lot in ohio, mischaracterizing governor romney's positions and misrepresenting him. i think you'll see that again on tuesday night. >> congressman ryan said something at the debate i would love for you to explain. here he is. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton, pennsylva a p
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 12:00am PDT
? [ laughter ] meanwhile, mitt romney is on the campaign trail talking all kinds of folks like you and me, romney stopped at the tin fish restaurant in port st. lucie with the staff when a member decided to clean him up. [ laughter ] he's already creating new jobs. let's watch that again in slow motion. the person is like, this is nice and then -- oh. oh, okay. wait a minute now. and then he kind of uses his hand to tap, tap, now we're going to push that out of the frame. where is the secret service when this is going on? for all we know that was doused in chloroform, nonalcoholic beer or something. a pierce of footage you probably won't want to see in slow motion. hulk hogan sex tape debuted on the internet and if you saw wrestling was fake wait until you see this. when you see the words hulk hogan sex tape, you have that moment before you decide whether or not to click it, i feel like that's about as close as you gaent to staring into your own soul. i looked into my soul and i clicked it. and the tape features a very tan, peroxided blond with enormous breasts and there is a woman in it
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
spelling is opening up about her difficult pregnancy. she is talking about this for the first time, how she nearly lost her own life and the life of her new baby. we'll explain that. >>> also, ann romney joining us this morning. special guest here. she is here to share some family recipes. it means we're eating welsh cakes, i'm told. similar to scones, apparently. also, will talk about something she's passionate about. >>> we begin with the latest twist of the case of the pro tennis ref, charged with killing her 80-year-old husband. lois goodman passed a lie detector test. first, here's dan harris with the details. >> reporter: lois goodman's attorney said she passed that polygraph with flying colors. the lawyers shared the results with the d.a. and they're hoping these charges will be dropped. from the moment lois goodman was arrested, just days before the u.s. open in august, still wearing her referee uniform, the family of this line ref, who has seen matches between some of the top tennis players in the world, launched an aggressive legal and p.r. campaign to clear her name. >> mrs.
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >> i've been in business for 25 years. i have no idea what you're talking about. >> reporter: last week mitt romney dominated in his first debate against president obama. in an exclusive interview with abc news' diane sawyer, the president admitted he had a bad night. >> your supporters have been saying, this wasn't a bad night. you didn't show up. >> as i said, there's no doubt that i can make a better case, which is why i'm so looking forward to tuesday. >> is it possible you handed him the election that night? >> no. >> reporter: but polls among likely voters show romney did get a boost after the debate. and he's taking advantage of it. >> we can't afford another series of budget deficits of roughly $1 trillion a year. recognize, this is not just bad for the economy. it's bad for jobs. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, danville, kentucky. >>> abc news is proud to play a special role in tonight's debate. abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, will serve as moderator. she checked out the stage in danville yesterday. we wish her good luck. >>> the main event tonigh
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the romney campaign. ann romney expressed confidence in her husband's chances there. >> we are going to win florida. >> mrs. romney stopped by a campaign office in florida and brought pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate the help you are giving us. all the work you are doing. >> otherwise it was a strangely quiet day on the campaign trail. obama's campaign, combined with the democratic party, raised $181 million in september, the more money than any campaign has raised in a similar month. the romney campaign has not yet released their september tally. president obama took the day off. they were planning to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. the marital milestone fell on wednesday, october 3rd, but reoccupied. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and a year from now we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> this week it's the running mates turn in the pressure cooker. the vice presidential debate is set for thursday night. >> there will be a fireworks. you have a policy wonk in ryan, and you
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. romney stopped by a campaign office in orlando and surprised the volunteers with pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate all the work you're doing, all the help you're giving us. >> otherwise it was a quiet day on the campaign trail. the obama campaign reported that it raised a whopping $181 million in september, combined with the republican party. more now that any presidential campaign has race. the romney campaign has not released its september tallies. president obama took the day off. he and the first lady are celebrating their 20th 20th anniversary today. the marital milestone fell on wednesday-october 3rd. the president was preoccupied. >> i just want to wish, sweety, you happy anniversary, and letout know a year from now we will not be celebrating in front of 40 million people. >> yesterday it was the runningg mate -- running mates. >> you have policy wonk in paul ryan, and joe biden, everyone's uncle. >> ama: president obama will be in the bay area next week for another fundraiser, taking part in a concert and rally monday at san francisco's bill graham auditorium. tickets sta
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
bird. welcome to the middle class, big bird. big bird has help the romney campaign to raise $12 million. >> how did you find out your name was mentioned in the debate? >> i got a million tweets. >> so you're on twitter? >> no, i'm a bird. [ laughter ] that's how we talk. >> oh, okay. >> what's also talking are the sales here at this toy store in washington, d.c. they say they've sold more big bird items than they have in weeks past, proving just how profitable one yellow bird can be. reena ninan, abc news, washington. >> trying to get big bird in the studio. >> a lot of following. >> the part about the debate was deficient. >> he's been a good sport. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> make sure you stay with us for "good morning america." have a good holiday. thanks for joining us, everybody.
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
of talk shows. >> he's funny. i'm funnier. >> and the anniversary. >> reporter: it was then the anniversary, not exactly the date of her dream. she did get a hug from ann romney. >> is there a certain sisterhood between women who are in this position? >> absolutely. and this is something that barack and i have talked about, we've learned this over time, whoever makes this kind of sacrifice, they deserve a pat on the back because that's how this democracy woulds. >> outside the white house there's chatter about how much is the first lady influencing policy. how do you see your role in that regard? >> i rarely step foot in the west wing. in fact, people are shocked when they see me there. >> reporter: the first lady has long said her most important role is mom in chief. and now the teenager. >> i have a 14-year-old son. he's got a question. it's hard enough to be 14, he said, if your parents aren't the president and first lady. if you don't live in the white house. how do you help her negotiate that really treacherous territory of 14? >> we point out. look around, you want to see
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
policies. >> reporter: campaigning in ohio on wednesday, mitt romney said he's confident that ryan will have a strong performance. >> i think paul ryan will do great. thank you. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview with diane sawyer, the president talked about what he expects from joe biden. >> what's your message to joe biden about tomorrow night? >> well, i think -- you know, i think joe just needs to be joe. >> reporter: biden scored points in his last debate four years ago, in what turned out to be the most-watched vice presidential debate in history. >> the notion that somehow because i'm a man, i don't know what it's like to raise two kids alone. i don't know what it's like to have a child you're not sure is going -- is going to make it. i understand. i understand. >> emotional moment four years ago, jon. the audience could top that audience tonight. and it's coming as we're getting new, solid polls from the key battleground states of virginia, florida, and ohio. >> reporter: yeah. this is the key thing. we've seen, in national polls, romney has gained on the president in s
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Oct 10, 2012 1:40am PDT
new ad. >> mitt romney taking on our >> mt.t romney taking on our >> republicans say the president's campaign is showing signs of de >> these are tough times with real serious issues, so you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. >> election day, weeks away, getting a solid read on where the race stands is not easy. a new center taken after the dee, the president's acknodged wasn't on his a-game at the showdown. >> after the debate i had a bunch of folks come up and say, don't be so polite, don't be so nice. >> but his campaign insists his performance didn't change the fundamentals of the race. >> what was being presented wasn't leadership -- that's salesmanship. >> the narrowing polls are making some democrats nervous. so the pressure is on vice president biden in his debate tomorrow night against paul ryan. republicans say paul ryan will be ready for battle. rob and sunny, back to you. >> karen, thanks a lot. tomorrow the candidates for vice president who will meet face to face. our own martha raddatz will moderate. abc will
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